DRIVE: People First

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This is a continuation of the discussion from Monday’s blog post, What Drives Us? Yesterday we talked about the first drive, Task First. The second drive is presbuteros. This is the drive to be friendly, to be a people person. The presbuteros drive is an intrinsic drive to put people first. Thoughts of the presbuteros drive include, thinking about:   …

Will Your Organization Run without You?

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Can you say that you could leave your organization or business for a few weeks or months and it would run without you? Unfortunately most leaders cannot answer yes to this question. However, there is a solution to this and it is not as hard to implement as you might think. Systemizing your management practices is the best way to free up your …

The New Leader’s Foundation: Trust

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Whether a leader is attempting to build a business relationship, or a personal one, there is one building block that is essential to your leadership foundation. That is the building block is TRUST. Without trust the leader’s relationship could be filled with suspicion and a lack of respect. There are certain steps that every leader needs to take in order to build a solid relationship based …